The Summer Chrome Group is a mine located in Whatcom county, Washington at an elevation of 4,488 feet.
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All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Name: Summer Chrome Group
Elevation: 4,488 Feet (1,368 Meters)
Lat, Long: 48.6592, -121.95560
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Summer Chrome Group MRDS details
Primary: Summer Chrome Group
Secondary: Beck and Short Grub
Secondary: Sumner Chrome Group
District: Mount Baker District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Owner Name: John W. Brisky
Home Office: Washington
Info Year: 1975
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1941
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Northern Cascade Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): CLAIM GROUP REPORTED IN THE W/2 SEC. 31 AND THE S/2 SW/4 SEC. 30.
Reference (Deposit): ILLINOIS 1963.
Reference (Deposit): SPANSKI, G.T., TWIN SISTERS MTS, WASH, UNIV OF
Reference (Deposit): CASCADES, WASHINGTON, UNPUB THESIS UNIV OF WASH, 1961.
Reference (Deposit): VOL. 1, P. 42.
Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 37, 1956, PART II,
Reference (Deposit): ILLINOIS, 1953.
Reference (Deposit): ULTRAMAFIC BODY, WASHINGTON, UNPUB. THESIS, UNIV. OF
Reference (Deposit): GAUDETTE, H.E., GEOCHEMISTRY OF THE TWIN SISTERS
Reference (Deposit): RAGAN, D.M., GEOL. OF TWIN SISTERS DUNITE NORTHERN
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